Copacabana Palace: Where Rio Starts

This sumptuous book tells the legendary story of the Copacabana Palace Hotel, now a Belmond Hotel, in Rio de Janeiro, from its extraordinary beginnings to the contemporary and stylish destination that it is today. The hotel celebrated its centenary in 2023 and this book explores the stories behind the iconic venue – its cinematic views, famous guests, legendary parties and carnival chic. Published by Vendome Press, the book was produced in both English and Portuguese and written by renowned travel writer Francisca Mattéoli, with principal photography by fine art photographer Tuca Reinés. The cloth-covered and gold foil-blocked cover, with tipped-in images on the front and back, reflect the heritage and prestige of this luxury destination.

Client: Vendome Press
Author: Francisca Mattéoli
Photography: Tuca Reinés
Format: Hardback PLC
Extent: 256 pp
Size: 305 × 254 mm
Illustrations: 170